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11.10.16

Vale - Ralph John Francis McDonnell

Former Branch President and Life Member passed away.

Ralph John Francis McDonnell passed away peacefully on October 6th, 2016 aged 88. Ralph was the beloved husband of Mary. Father of Lynne, Peter and Rob and Grandfather of Timothy,
Luke, Amy, Georgie, Ben and Will.

Members of the AMOU will remember Ralph with much fondness and respect as the President of the Victorian Branch of the then Merchant Service Guild (now AMOU), where he served with great distinction unifying all divisions of the union. Ralph held a foreign going Masters Certificate of Competency and was a respected Master on the Australian coast for many years.

A Service to Honour the Life of Ralph will be held at Glen Waverley Anglican Church, 800 Waverley Road on THURSDAY (October 13th, 2016 at 2:00 pm, followed by a Private Cremation.